YUM! SPAGHETTI! Havana's Restaurant (6722 Wrightsville Avenue, Wilmington) hosts a Dine-To-Donate on Monday, April 28, with all proceeds going toward research for the cure of Cystic Fibrosis. For just $10, Chef Jeff will be serving a three-course spaghetti dinner with salad, bread, dessert. Dinner times are at 5pm, 6:30pm and 8pm. Please call (252) 619-2463 or use email for ticket information.
ATTENTION NEW ARTISTS: Applications are being accepted for the inaugural Bellamy Mansion Emerging Art Show, the highlight of a five-week celebration of the visual arts from Oct. 2 to Nov. 6. Submissions should showcase the beauty of the Bellamy using its history and architecture as inspiration. Artists are encouraged to complete an application form asap with payment of $20 ($10 for students), to receive access to the Mansion to draw, paint or photograph. Deadline is Aug. 30. Download an application here.
TENNIS, EVERYONE? The Greater Wilmington Tennis Association and Play Tennis NC present Tennis: Give it a Try, four free clinics on May 3 and 10, and June 7 and 14.
QUILTING FOR KIDS: The New Hanover County Arboretum presents "I Can Quilt" Workshop Series for children ages 11 to 15. Classes are scheduled for May 8, 15, and 22, and kids can learn about how quilts are used and made, then make their own quilted pillow case. The cost is $15 for all three classes. Call (910) 798-7660 for more information.
FREE SHAPE UP: Port City Jazzercise offers free classes April 21-28. No joining fee for new members who sign up by electronic fund transfer. Contact Barbara via email or at (910) 686-5591 for more information.
FRISBEE GOLF FUN: The Pleasure Island Disc Golf Club hosts tournaments on the second Sunday of every month. The tournament consists of two rounds of play and tee time is 9:30am. The course is located at the south end of Joe Eakes Park in Kure Beach (7th and K).
ATTENTION WEATHER ENTHUSIASTS: The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is looking for volunteers to participate for at least one year in the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow network. This was established in 2007 to obtain a better understanding of local weather and climate patterns by taking daily weather observations using a simple rain gauge. Contact David Glenn at (252) 223-5737 or by email if you would like to participate.